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Take A Closer Look At The Outdoors With Nature Apps

Every day on Art&Seek, we’re talking to people who have tips for staying creative and calm. Share yours with us on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter. Click above to listen to Stephanie Jennings from the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary share her tip with KERA’s Nilufer Arsala. 

Photo: Stephanie Jennings

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Dallas Theater Center’s Latest Production Was Canceled, But You Can Still Catch It Online

The Dallas Theater Center was set to premiere a new work the same week Dallas County declared a public health emergency.

The cast and crew of “American Mariachi” poured their heart and soul into a dress rehearsal of a show they thought no one would ever see. But while audiences never came to the co-production with Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, they can still catch the... | Read More

Take A Minute To Write – Maybe Even Take A Class

Every day on Art&Seek, we’re talking to people who have tips for staying creative and calm. Share yours with us on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter. Click above to listen to Paige Phelps share her tip with KERA’s Nilufer Arsala.  

By day, you’ll find Paige Phelps producing KERA’s “Think.” Off the clock, Paige is connecting with the community-... | Read More

Fort Worth Arts Patron Anne Bass Has Died

The former wife of oil billionaire Sid Bass died Wednesday after a long illness. She was 78.

Anne Bass was a significant supporter of almost every major arts organization in  Fort Worth from the Van Cliburn  Foundation to the Fort Worth Symphony. In the 1980s, she reportedly saved the Texas Ballet Theater when it was close to folding. An intensely private woman, she married Sid Bass... | Read More

Fort Worth Arts Patron Anne Bass Has Died

The former wife of oil billionaire Sid Bass died Wednesday after a long illness. She was 78.

Anne Bass was a significant supporter of almost every major arts organization in  Fort Worth from the Van Cliburn  Foundation to the Fort Worth Symphony. In the 1980s, she reportedly saved the Texas Ballet Theater when it was close to folding. An intensely private woman, she married Sid Bass... | Read More

Two Relief Funds Are Rising To Help Area Creatives And Art Organizations

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, arts alliances are stepping up to raise money to help local creatives and arts organizations. 

In Fort Worth, United Way of Tarrant County and nonprofits Hear Fort Worth and Film Fort Worth have created the Creative Industry Relief Fund, which offers one-time grants of $300 to help support musicians, artists, performers and filmmakers who have... | Read More

Relax With This Mocktail Recipe

Every day on Art&Seek, we’re talking to people who have tips for staying creative and calm. Share yours with us on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter. Click above to listen to Beth Hutson share her tip with KERA’s Nilufer Arsala.  

Beth Hutson, CEO Elevated Content. Photo by Brian Hutson.

Beth Hutson is the CEO and Executive... | Read More

The Great Zora Is Back

Sixty years after her death, Zora Neale Hurston continues to surprise. The Harlem Renaissance author, best known for her novel, ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God,’ was also a prolific short story-writer. Texas Woman’s University professor Genevieve West has edited a new collection called ‘Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick’ – with previously uncollected stories. KERA’s... | Read More

Watch Tonight: Live Concert From Billy Bob’s Texas

The dance floor might be empty and the mechanical bull powered down, but that’s not stopping Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth from celebrating 39 years of providing honky-tonk entertainment.

Instead of its usual birthday party, the venue is hosting a live concert watch-party at 7 pm tonight on its Facebook page.

Billy Bob’s Texas live concert watch party starts... | Read More

Catch Dallas VideoFest’s AltFiction From Your Couch

Every day on Art&Seek, we’re talking to people who have tips for staying creative and calm. Share yours with us on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter. You can click above to listen to today’s tip from KERA’s Nilufer Arsala.

There’s great news for folks who’ve found they’ve exhausted their watch list. Dallas VideoFest is going to host live... | Read More

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